The River of Life

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Ancient Egypt was a very important land in our history, but more important was the Nile River that ran through it. The Nile today is the longest river stretching over 4,000 miles long. It is fed by both the Blue Nile and the White Nile. Although it has an uncountable number of importances it has three main ones. The first is how it was used for travel. The second is how it was used for different religious purposes. The third is how it was used for the economy and life of ancient Egypt.

The Nile is very unique because you can travel both ways on it. You can travel either by taking the current or following the wind upstream. This was very useful to the Egyptians because it allowed them to go to different places and carry all of their goods back and forth. Without out the Nile most of the pyramids and monuments wouldn't of been possible. They used huge boats to transport enormous amounts of rocks and bricks that make it possible for them to build the monuments. Also it was a very effective

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